Be careful if you are sharing folders with your Windows 8 VM in Parallels 7 on OS X. Shared folders are the standard behavior for new machines.
In Visual Studio 2012 this will lead to the following default settings for new projects.
Notice: The folder names begin with
Which will lead to a project folder beginning with
\\psf\home\, when you open your project from “Napa”.
When you try to deploy your solution, you will get the following error message:
Error occurred in deployment step 'Install App for SharePoint': packagePath
Via “Tools > Options… > Projects and Solutions” change your standard settings for new projects to a local path.
Now if you close visual studio an re-open the project from the “Napa” website, you will able to build and successfully deploy:
Now, have fun creating “Napa” apps for Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013!